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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Imports: Twine, rope, cables

Twine, rope, cables, the No. 584 import by value totaled $23.45 million for the month of July, $190.02 million through July of 2019, and $321.71 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$42.28 M
2Portugal$22.51 M
3Mexico$19.66 M
4Brazil$18.78 M
5Canada$9.52 M
6Vietnam$9.1 M
7India$8.68 M
8Philippines$5.74 M
9United Kingdom$4.34 M
10Sri Lanka$3.99 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $190.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $24,176,107
2Port of Los Angeles $19,198,090
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $13,374,737
4Port of Houston $12,510,596
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $9,677,149
6Port of New Orleans $8,711,706
7Port of Virginia $8,611,713
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $8,530,872
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $8,279,499
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,212,469

U.S. imports of Twine, rope, cables increased 1.74 percent through July to $190.02 million

U.S. imports of Twine, rope, cables increased 1.74 percent from $186.77 million to $190.02 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 584 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 590 for the last full year with a total value of $321.71 million, a $8.72 million, 2.79 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Portugal, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $42,284,367
2Portugal $22,511,445
3Mexico $19,659,194
4Brazil $18,782,567
5Canada $9,517,938
6Vietnam $9,100,724
7India $8,675,937
8Philippines $5,742,643
9United Kingdom $4,338,275
10Sri Lanka $3,993,826

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $10,850,808
2Seattle $10,199,223
3New Orleans $9,736,594
4Boston $9,694,088
5Los Angeles $9,046,574
6Chicago $8,775,277
7Baltimore $7,419,722
8Houston $7,086,779
9Cleveland $5,777,841
10Jacksonville/Tampa $5,739,339

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 3.01 percent compared to last year to $24.18 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.93 percent compared to last year to $19.2 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 25.79 percent compared to last year to $13.37 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 23.23 percent compared to last year to $12.51 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 14.73 percent compared to last year to $9.68 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 China decreased $10.08 million, 19.25 percent, (22.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Portugal increased $4.27 million, 23.41 percent, (11.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $548,350, 2.71 percent, (10.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $2.36 million, 11.15 percent, (9.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $292,470, 3.17 percent, (5.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.34 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $112.76 million of the $190.02 million total.

All totaled, 41.54 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $78.94 million of the $190.02 million total